Travel Blogs from Tupiza, Bolivia

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Tupiza > Uyuni, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza > Uyuni

A travel blog entry by patagoniaorbust

... an early start - up at 5.00am for breakfast and once we finished packing we continued south to the National Park (http://www.bolivia-rea.com/).  We drove through a ghost town, "San Antonio de Lipez",  an old mining village that had emptied ...

First day in Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

First day in Bolivia

A travel blog entry by frantznoel

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... was just 1km from the hostel. It took a while to clear the Argentinean customs, meanwhile I chatted with some backpackers. Then welcome to Bolivia!!! Gaining an hour back right after passing the border, I had plenty time to get to Tupiza, 96km. I set off ...

No Wonder I'm Exhausted!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

No Wonder I'm Exhausted!

A travel blog entry by jdswed

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... to Jene and suddenly he changes his demeanor and now he tells the group that we should be let through, that we are friends of Bolivia. I know that if this group is willing to blockade a major road to get some attention, a good way that has been used ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by andre_c10002

Olah pessoal, esse eh o dia 4 da viagem e estou em Tupiza, Bolivia. Meu primeiro onibus boliviano me separava da horrivel Villazon a Tupiza. Tudo bem que essa cidade tambem nao eh uma beleza quanto as contrucoes e casas, mas nao lembra o caos de Villazon, ...

Salt Flats Tour, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats Tour

A travel blog entry by kiriandjames

Wow! what an amazing Tour, La Torre Tours were ...

départ du trek imminent, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

départ du trek imminent

A travel blog entry by gregdevaz

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Arrivée à 5h du matin au terminal après un voyage éprouvant (dans les montagnes boliviennes, en bus cette fois, sans toilette mais avec un papy incontinent accroché au siège de barbara!) et assez effrayant (précipices, croisements, éboulements), ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by oli.jen

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Another 3am arrival meant waking up another hostel owner to let us in! Spent a long time researching salt flat tour companies the next day, Oli convincing himself he was going to die of altitude sickness after reading that one embassy had installed a ...

Are we in Italy or Bolivia??, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Are we in Italy or Bolivia??

A travel blog entry by kim_todd

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... resturants in town, now we thought it would be great to get a typical bolivian cuzine, but we had another thing coming, see in Tupiza it seem that every resturant is an Italian one, and i mean every resturant, ok well that's fine but most ...

The Wild Wild West!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The Wild Wild West!

A travel blog entry by johnnyandnancy

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... given him back the one he lent us when ours broke in Mendoza. We are hoping to find one cheap somewhere along the trip. Bolivia is such a culture shock lots of the women wear traditional clothing and carry huge bags sacks on their backs. It’s decent ...

BOL - Tupiza 2945m - Ou sont les romands ?, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

BOL - Tupiza 2945m - Ou sont les romands ?

A travel blog entry by maverick64

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1D/2N 2950m Une petite ville accueillante, dans laquelle nous choissisons de nous arreter pour nous reposer et nous acclimater a l'altitude. Cette ville est aussi un des pts d'entree au celebre plus grand lac sale du monde le lac sale d'Uyuni (salar ...

Return to the Blog-mire, Slackerville, Bolivia travel blog

Return to the Blog-mire

A travel blog entry by dananddana

Oooh hellllooo.  Yes, its been some time since we last checked in.  In fact, from this point forward, our blog is written posthumously of our South America leg AND an entire summer of Florida fun. Slackers, I know.  But alas, as my ...

Bienvenidos a Bolivia!!!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Bienvenidos a Bolivia!!!

A travel blog entry by carolitabasti

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... en profitons donc pour grimper sur tout ce qui ressemble à une montagnette en mode "Thierry Mifre" , le parapluie en moins!!! Tupiza c'est aussi notre premier contatc avec la gastronomie bolivienne. Nous avons navigué entre "l'almuerzo" local goûtu et ...

Wild west, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Wild west

A travel blog entry by another-s.a

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The train ride had been a long, slow one, but the scenery was out of this world. Literally. We watched out of the window as the landscape gradually changed even more, to dusty, barren mountains with only cacti scattered around. We arrived in a cloud ...

An interesting Bolivian bus ride, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

An interesting Bolivian bus ride

A travel blog entry by rdevansville

... passenger list. We were off at 6:15, so had some travel time in the daytime. We left one of the main border towns in Bolivia on the main highway, and it was a dirt road which was under construction in many places.  The bus ride was something like ...

Border crossing...!!!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Border crossing...!!!

A travel blog entry by another-s.a

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Well, today has truely been one to erase from the memory banks... Started off great...woke up and headed out to the local mercado for a coca tea as we all had slight headaches from the altitude. Coca tea is said to ease the effects.Found a tiny little ...

Vamos a Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Vamos a Bolivia

A travel blog entry by thieringsabroad

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... shortly before us. Eventually the line went down and we were able to get our exit stamps for Argentina and our entry stamps for Bolivia. Yes, another country on the list! On the other side it was another 10 minute walk to the bus station and we scuffled ...

Tupiza and the Flat Flat Salt Flats, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza and the Flat Flat Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by justinmichelle

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Tupiza Salar de Uyuni Uyuni ...

Salt Flat Tour, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flat Tour

A travel blog entry by vicandmon

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... salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi). It is located in the Potosí and Oruro departments in southwest Bolivia, near the crest of the Andes, and is elevated 3,656 meters (11,995 ft) above the mean sea level.[1] The ...

First horseback ride EVER!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

First horseback ride EVER!

A travel blog entry by mlhampton

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... never been on a horse before! After putting on our chaps, it was straight on! No explanations, lessons or anything - classic Bolivia! And it was fine! Actually rather enjoyable! We slowly walked on and on, the tour guide sometimes dropping back to make ...

And now for Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

And now for Bolivia

A travel blog entry by snelgy

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Our first stop in Bolivia, after the boring border crossing was Tupiza, at the end of a 4 hour train journey which we caught with comedy filmic timing, running along the platform dragging our packs with a minute to spare! But we made it. We arrived ...

¡Hola Bolivia!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

¡Hola Bolivia!

A travel blog entry by chrisswill

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I had been told that crossing into Bolivia from Argentina was a terrible border crossing, that you had to wait for hours and there were always problems, which is why most people go through Chile. Whilst I took all of this on board, I did not want to ...

Le cheval à Tupiza, c'est mon dada, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Le cheval à Tupiza, c'est mon dada

A travel blog entry by tif_tacks

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Une journée tranquille qui se termine par quelques galops ...

Butch Cassidy land, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Butch Cassidy land

A travel blog entry by lucycat

... to Argentina where it's hot!! So we got the 4am train outta there the next morning - what a ridiculous time! We got to the border about 7am, changed some money and hey presto - Bolivia, it's been great knowing you - Argentina here we come! ...

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeee-haaa!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeee-haaa!

A travel blog entry by lisa.gillespie

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... storm was moving away from Tupiza so we didn't feel the full force of it. Still pretty amazing, though. And so my time in Tupiza was brief. Looking back, perhaps I should have spent more time there but at the time I felt very rushed... And so my journey ...

ride em cowboy- Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

ride em cowboy- Tupiza

A travel blog entry by sonya_d10

great ...

Christmas in the Wild West, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Christmas in the Wild West

A travel blog entry by steph08

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... I really want to see the movie now (my travel companions were real fans).  We descended into the ´valley of the moon´ in Tupiza around 5pm.  The rock formations, shadows and desert vegetation really made it feel like we were in the Far ...

A first taste of Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

A first taste of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by dmorin

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... pooping machine. One of the most popular things to do in Tupiza is to sign up for a 4 day 4X4 Jeep excursion through Bolivia from Tupiza to Salar de Uyuni (the salt falts). We signed up with another couple we had met from France who convinced us to tack ...

Wiki Wiki Wild Wild West, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Wiki Wiki Wild Wild West

A travel blog entry by touristtom

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... and exploring inside… All in all, the kind of day that makes me froth at the mouth! Other than the horse riding, Tupiza didn’t have too much to offer. We did however visit a cafeteria that Will Smith had been too. Whilst most people might ...

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, Planet Earth, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, Planet Earth

A travel blog entry by lostproperly

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... according to the map was very close to the middle of nowhere. Our accomodation was made of mud bricks (which is evident all over Bolivia – rather than buying bricks, they mix the clay mud with straw and make their own.. often seen baking in the sun ...

Ride 'em high -- Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Ride 'em high -- Tupiza

A travel blog entry by dananddana

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... the Bolivians in general, and enjoyed two nights there.  It may have been that we stayed in Argentina too long, and Bolivia/Tupiza proved an amazing breath of fresh air.  All the same, we heard about the exceptional horseback riding and thought ...

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